Google, YouTube fined $170 mn for illegally collecting data from kids

FTC ने गूगल, यूट्यूब पर बच्चों से अवैध रूप से डेटा एकत्र करने के लिए $ 170 मिलियन का जुर्माना लगाया

Points to Remember:

  • The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has imposed a record $170 million fine on Google and YouTube for illegally collecting personal information from children without their parents’ consent.
  • YouTube earned millions of dollars by using ‘cookies’ to deliver targeted advertisements to viewers, FTC said.
  • The US law requires parental consent prior to collecting personal information from children aged below 13.

About US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) :

  • The Federal Trade Commission is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act.
  • Agency executive: Joseph Simons, Chairman
  • Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States
  • Jurisdiction: United States
  • Founder: Woodrow Wilson
  • Founded: 26 September 1914
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Recently who has been fined $170 mn for illegally collecting data from kids? Google & YouTube
  2. How much fine has been imposed on Google & YouTube by FTC for illegally collecting personal information from children? $ 170 million

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